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What is the best Irish pub in every US state?

Catherine Rooney's Irish pub, Delaware

The best Irish pub in every state in America has been named by a leading US food lover’s website. Delish.com is a hugely popular recipe site and is also well known for recommending restaurants, top chefs and trends in the foodie world.

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Irish potato crop is changing lives in drought-prone Ethiopia

Irish potato crop is changing lives in drought-prone Ethiopia. Photo copyright Jennifer Nolan Concern Worldwide

The Irish potato is supporting communities in a region of Ethiopia so high above sea level that other crops are failing. Humanitarian organisation Concern Worldwide introduced the potato to four districts in the drought-prone highland regions of South Wollo in 2007. Despte the harsh conditions 3,000 metres above sea level, …

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Eric Trump has not mastered the art of pouring a perfect pint

Eric Trump has not mastered the art of pouring a perfect pint

President Trump’s sons Eric and Donald Jr joined their father on his visit to Ireland and were happy to mix with the locals on a pub crawl around Doonbeg. However, Eric’s skills at pouring a pint of beer left a fair bit to be desired, and his attempt was shared …

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Great video from travel blogger advising the ‘Don’t Dos’ when visiting Ireland

Great video from travel blogger advising the ‘Don’t Dos’ when visiting Ireland

YouTube travel blogger Wolters World has created a video advising visitors of the ‘Don’ts’ when travelling to Ireland. The experienced traveller spent some time in Dublin and put together the list of Don’ts so that visitors can be prepared for what to expect when they land on the Emerald Isle.

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Babies will laugh at anything…and how they lift our spirits when they do

babies laughing

It’s music to every parents ears…the sound of their baby laughing, especially that throaty uncontrollable laughter that can explode from the tiniest little thing. Dad blowing a raspberry, mum shaking her head from side to side or an energetic rendition of cootchy coo…the smallest little thing can get babies in …

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Senegalese-American woman happy to play the nationality of Irish

Senegalese-American woman happy to play the nationality of Irish

A Senegalese-American woman has become an online star after an app labelled her nationality as Irish so she played out some of the country’s most recognisable stereotypes. Astuanta Niang was playing on a game in the social media app TikTok that scrolls through several country’s flags before sticking on one …

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Pope Francis hands senior Vatican role to a woman for the first time

Pope Francis hands senior Vatican role to a woman for the first time

Pope Francis has appointed a woman to the role of the Secretariat of State for the Vatican, making her the first female to hold such a senior management position in the Catholic Church. Francesca Di Giovanni, 66, has been given the role after working inside the Vatican as a lawyer …

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